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The idea of putting age ratings/warnings on books might seem common sense, but it's actually a means by which folks are trying to chip away at the freedoms and liberties we all cherish. Bills like this have been introduced in at least TX, OK and VA
Our recent "Hate in the Headlines" report identified important lessons learned as journalists reckon with a shifting political landscape & covering extremism. Sign up to join our 1/31 discussion with @RhemaThompson @WesleyLowery @LATimeskraft @NataliaECG: https://pen.org/event/hate-in-the-headlines-journalism-and-the-challenge-of-extremism/
Apply! Deadline Jan 31. Feel free to ask me any questions as an alum, though I will warn you I have nothing but fantastic things to say https://twitter.com/jjackso92/status/1617903189864640513